Internet providers in Concord, NC

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Concord, NC internet providers

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AT&T $40 100 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic3.455%
AT&T $30 100 - 75 MbpsDSL0.489%
Spectrum $44.99 60 - 300 MbpsCable100%
Windstream $19.99 10 - 1,000 MbpsDSL97%
Windstream $75 10 - 1,000 MbpsFiber-optic48%
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Concord internet service at a glance

At 100%, broadband coverage in Concord is comparable to the rest of North Carolina - 99%, and comparable to broadband coverage across the U.S. - 95%.

The vast majority of those living in the Concord area will have access to cable, which covers 100% of Concord residents. DSL internet is also an option for many, offering service to 97% of the area. Fiber-optic is less available but still a popular internet option for roughly 51% of those living in Concord.

There are five internet providers serving the Concord area, and 98.71% of households will have internet options from more than one provider. Among Concord's five internet providers, prices start at $19.99 and available download speeds reach up to 1,000 Mbps.

Top high-speed internet providers in Concord

The largest internet providers in Concord are Spectrum and Windstream bringing cable, DSL, and fiber-optic options to Concord.

Cable internet from Spectrum is available to nearly all Concord residents, covering 100% of households. Many will also have the option of DSL from Windstream, which covers 97% of the area. Concord’s third most-available internet provider, Windstream, offers fiber-optic to around 48% of Concord residents.

Spectrum cable internet

Provider
Spectrum
Starting price*
$44.99/mo.
Max download speed

300 Mbps

Max upload speed

20 Mbps

Average availability

100%

Cable from Spectrum offers broadband to all households in Concord covering 100% of the area.

Spectrum’s cable network is likely to offer faster speeds than DSL or satellite service, but Concord residents in densely populated areas may experience slowed speeds during peak usage times.

Internet prices for Spectrum start at $44.99/mo.*, which is about the same as the average starting price for internet in Concord, $40.99.

Spectrum customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 60 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $0.75 per Mbps, about the same as the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Concord, $0.63.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Spectrum offers download speeds up to 300 Mbps and upload speeds up to 20 Mbps in Concord. These download speeds are available to 100% of the area, and are much slower than the average max speeds from all Concord's providers, 882 Mbps.

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Windstream DSL internet

Provider
Windstream
Starting price*
$19.99/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

1,000 Mbps

Average availability

97%

DSL from Windstream offers broadband to nearly all households in Concord covering 97% of the area.

DSL internet from Windstream uses telephone lines in Concord to deliver service, which often leads to lower prices and higher availability, though download speeds are likely to be slower than cable or fiber-optic internet.

Internet prices for Windstream start at $19.99/mo.*, which is significantly lower than the average starting price for internet in Concord, $40.99.

Windstream customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $2.00 per Mbps, higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Concord, $0.63.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Windstream offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1,000 Mbps in Concord. These download speeds are available to 97% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Concord's providers, 882 Mbps.

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Windstream fiber-optic internet

Provider
Windstream
Starting price*
$75/mo.
Max download speed

1,000 Mbps

Max upload speed

1,000 Mbps

Average availability

48%

Fiber-optic from Windstream offers broadband to about half of households in Concord covering 48% of the area.

Fiber-optic service from Windstream is popular for its fast download and upload speeds, even during peak usage times, but may be less available throughout Concord than other internet types.

Internet prices for Windstream start at $75/mo.*, which is significantly higher than the average starting price for internet in Concord, $40.99.

Windstream customers who choose the lowest-priced plan can expect speeds up to 10 Mbps, which comes to an estimated $7.50 per Mbps, significantly higher than the average cost per Mbps for the lowest priced plans in Concord, $0.63.

For those who value internet speed as much as cost, Windstream offers download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps and upload speeds up to 1,000 Mbps in Concord. These download speeds are available to 48% of the area, and are much faster than the average max speeds from all Concord's providers, 882 Mbps.

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Internet coverage for rural areas

If you live in the heart of Concord, you’ll likely have options from cable, DSL, and fiber-optic internet providers. For those in rural areas or just outside Concord, however, satellite or fixed wireless internet may be the best internet option.

Satellite internet from HughesNet and Viasat offers 100% availability in Concord and surrounding areas. HughesNet starting prices are significantly higher than average in Concord at $59.99/mo. for speeds up to 25 Mbps. Viasat starting prices are higher than average in Concord at $50/mo. for speeds up to 12 Mbps. Satellite internet is a less appealing option for many Concord residents, however, as service typically comes with high latency and low data allowances.

Internet provider frequently asked questions

AT&T is the fastest internet provider in Concord with download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps. These speeds are available to 3.455% of households in Concord. The next fastest internet provider in Concord is Windstream, offering download speeds up to 1,000 Mbps to 97% of the area.

Windstream offers the cheapest internet in Concord with plans starting at $19.99/mo. This is significantly less than the average starting price for internet in Concord, $40.99.

Windstream is the largest fiber-optic internet service provider in Concord, covering 48% of the city. AT&T also offers fiber internet in Concord and is available to 3.455% of households.

Downgrading services or cutting extras, such as Wi-Fi extenders or premium tech support, can lower your monthly internet bill. You can also try to negotiate with your internet provider for a lower rate. Switching internet providers and bundling internet with other services is another common way to lower internet costs.

According to the FCC, 93% of households have access to three or more providers. In many areas, a cable, DSL, satellite and possibly fiber-optic provider may be available. You are unlikely, however, to find multiple providers of the same internet type, such as two cable providers, in the same location because operating expenses in an area already served by another provider can be too high to be profitable.

There are many factors that can influence internet speed. In many cases, restarting your router will resolve speed and connectivity issues. Other factors, such as peak usage times and speed throttling can also cause temporary speed issues.